Review: As Long As There Is Chocolate by Tana Lovett

Synopsis:  Every day’s a good one, as long as there is chocolate. Sick of heartbreak, Kate decides to devote her life to making fine chocolates and forget about relationships altogether. But when she opens a gourmet chocolate shop across the street from a deli—run by a handsome Italian she dubs ‘Fabio the Sandwich Boy’—she discovers…

Review : And Then I Met Margaret by Rob White

Synopsis: From humble beginnings, Rob White went on to become very successful in the real estate and restaurant business. At the same time that he began enjoying material wealth, he experienced a deepening feeling of inner emptiness. So he sought out world-class gurus to help him understand better how to live a full, rich life. However,…

Review: How to Break Writer’s Block Today & Where to Get Ideas by N.M. Beguesse

Synopsis: In How To Break Writer’s Block Today & Where To Get Ideas, the author provides a solution that works instantly, every time, and explains how it works. By balancing philosophical and theoretical explorations of the creativity, this book is filled with hard, practical actions to jump-start your creative instinct and start writing right now. When…

Review – That Woman: Beating the Odds in Colonial New York by Wayne Clark

Synopsis: Kidnapped in France and brought to America as an indentured servant, a young woman takes on the brutal merchant king of New York’s East River waterfront…Illness suddenly deprives 17-year-old Sarah Da Silva and her older brother Jacob of a mother. Before Sarah has come to terms with that loss, her merchant father grows frail and…

Review – Dennis and Greer: A Love Story by Molly Gould

Synopsis: A true story that encapsulates the horrors of war and the innocence of young love. Buried in a trunk for fifty years, this long-forgotten tale, told through letters and journals from the war-torn Vietnam era, has been resurrected. College students, Dennis and Greer, met and felt a spark just before moving to different states. Their…

Review: The Moreva of Astoreth by Roxane Bland

Synopsis: In the world-building tradition of Andre Norton, Anne McCaffrey and Ursula K. LeGuin, The Moreva of Astoreth is a blend of science fiction, romance, and adventure in a unique, richly imagined imperialistic society in which gods and science are indelibly intertwined. It is the story of the priestess, scientist, and healer Moreva Tehi, the spoiled,…

Review – The Prick by D.C. Wales

Synopsis: Jason Hunter’s dwindling bank account is a daily reminder that Jason never should have left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice, a solo shop located in uncomfortable proximity to a strip club. Hope arrives in the form of Maggie Moxley, a legal assistant who tearfully claims that Robert Spelkin…

Review – Blood Science by Shelley Williams

Synopsis:  Hector Oltroy is weird. That’s all anyone knows about him. The only person he feels remotely similar to is his pop, and he’s even weirder. But when Hector finds something strange in Pop’s backyard, Hector has to uncover just what Pop is involved in. It’s definitely something mysterious, and Hector digs to uncover the…

Review- Scarred: A Civil War Novel of Redemption by Michael Kenneth Smith

Synopsis: After fatally shooting the Confederate sharpshooter who killed his best friend, Zach Harkin’s sense of revenge changes to deep remorse when he views the dead man’s diary and photo. Haunted, suffering from post traumatic stress, and unable to serve, he is mustered out of service. With scant information, he begins an epic journey to…

Review: Stones Don’t Speak (Tall King’s Country Book 2) by Gry Finsnes

Synopsis: 1941, Norway. The population tries to cope with the German occupation. After her successful debut concert as a pianist, Ellen Langmo, resists the Nazis who want to use her talent in their endeavor to convince people that Hitler’s ideas are right. At the same time the resistance movements begin to take form and her…